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Te Aute College Matariki Festival

Te Aute College Matariki Festival

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  • Fri 10 Jun ’16, 6:00pm – 8:30pm


Te Aute College, State Highway 2, Otane


All Ages

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  • Free Admission

Wrap up warm and join us for this annual mid-winter festival to celebrate the rise of the Matariki star cluster heralding the arrival of the Maori New Year. Light a candle lantern in thanksgiving for the harvest and new year planting season. There's soloists, bands, kapa haka and hip hop dancers. Enjoy a range of hot kiwi kai on offer. There's kiddies rides and slides and a spectacular fireworks display rounds off the night.

Free return buses will be operating from Porangahau, Takapau, Waipukurau and Waipawa. Contact us for details. 0274 950 009

A huge thank you to Te Aute College for allowing us to bring this public event onto the grounds of this prestigious school that produces Māori leaders in all walks of life since 1854. Everyone welcome to this free event.

Thanks also to our funders Te Puni Kokiri - Ministry of Māori Development and Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc

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